Military Accoutrements

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VIRGINIA RECTANGULAR WAIST BELT PLATE

VIRGINIA RECTANGULAR WAIST BELT PLATE

Virginia is known to have ordered these state-seal belt military plates just before the war. Northern manufacturers were willing to take on the business and there are two different die-strikes. One,… (33-255). Learn More »

NICELY DONE 19TH CENTURY EMBROIDERED BURSTING BOMB INSIGNIA

NICELY DONE 19TH CENTURY EMBROIDERED BURSTING BOMB INSIGNIA

Item meas. approx. 2.00 x 1.25 inches and consists of a bursting bomb made of gold bullion thread and gold sequins on a red felt backing. Item has some light surface dirt and the thread has darkened… (33-370). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a red felt center bordered by dead bullion on a circular black felt backing. Overall dimensions of the item are 2.25 x 2.25 inches. Some light surface… (33-388). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

LARGE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with gold sequin accents and an enhanced border of bright bullion on a black felt oval. Overall dimensions of the item are 3.00 x 2.00 inches. Reverse has a… (33-382). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a black felt center bearing a gold bullion thread number “4” on a cut-out black felt backing. Overall dimensions of the item are 2.50 x 1.75… (33-379). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 2ND ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 2ND ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a red felt center on a black felt square. At center of the red felt is a white metal false embroidered number “2.” Overall dimensions of the item… (33-386). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Crossed cannons made of gold bullion thread with a red felt center bordered by dead bullion on a black felt square. Overall dimensions of the item are 2.00 x 1.75 inches. Some light surface dirt… (33-387). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1ST CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1ST CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

Small crossed sabers made of gold bullion thread on a black felt oval with a dead bullion border. Attached above the sabers is a stamped brass false embroidered number “1” approx. 0.50 an inch… (33-380). Learn More »

OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

OFFICER’S ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Small crossed cannons made of stamped brass done in the false embroidered style meas. approx. 1.50 inches wide x 1.00 inches tall affixed to a black felt oval with a dead bullion border. Overall… (33-381). Learn More »

MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Nice sheet brass oval militia breast plate. Item is slightly convex with a smooth brown patina throughout. Face is smooth with two tiny edge cracks. Reverse has two small spots of lead where fasteners… (1000-1347). Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

SOUTH CAROLINA EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

The Palmetto tree was instantly recognizable as the insignia of South Carolina troops, a reminder of the resilience of Palmetto log fort defenses against British cannon in the Revolution. About two… (33-368). Learn More »

SILVER EMBROIDERED SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

SILVER EMBROIDERED SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

A very eye-catching South Carolina Palmetto tree hat insignia. This has just about all of its original silver on the embroidered dead-and-bright bullion and sequins that make up the tree. Just two… (33-367). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS ATTRIBUTED TO 147TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS ATTRIBUTED TO 147TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Straps have the usual convex stamped brass false embroidered single border. The surfaces of each have a nice patina. The blue wool rank field has faded to a purple color. One strap has a fair amount… (33-347). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Straps have the usual Smith patent false embroidered stamped brass border. The yellow wool of the rank field still has strong color but both show light wear. One shows some small moth nips while the… (33-343). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 2ND LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Straps have the usual Smith patent false embroidered stamped brass border. The sky-blue rank field still has strong color and light surface dirt. Both have one tiny moth nip otherwise they are… (33-344). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED 1880’S/1890’S DRUM

MAKER MARKED 1880’S/1890’S DRUM

Drum has a dark Maplewood body that is approx. 10.00 inches high, not including the hoops, and is 17.50 inches wide. The finish on the body is very good with only minor scuff marks. There is a… (1000-892). Learn More »

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

This unique Confederate belt was published on page 228 of “THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RELICS” by Stephen W. Sylvia and Michael J. O’Donnell in 1978. It was originally part of… (33-244). Learn More »

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

Face has almost all of its original gilt finish. There are a few scattered age spots otherwise the plate is as issued. There are no dings or dents on the edge. Face has a few minor scratches. Reverse… (998-720). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE – FROM FIRE PIT

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE – FROM FIRE PIT

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern. This belt plate looks to have come out of a fire pit where it was burnt to reclaim the lead.  Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass… (1000-1244). Learn More »


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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still carry the Mamaluke sword. It is exceedingly rare… (870-52). Learn More »

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